Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
02 October 2014 08:13 PM
The fear they will soon be subsumed by the Chinese system has fuelled the defiance of the crowds
01 October 2014 05:32 PM
Despite more than four days of continuous occupation by tens of thousands, you could just about eat your chow mein off the tarmac
26 September 2014 06:24 PM
He has enraged his compatriots by tackling taboos about the war. Now he comes to the Royal Academy
25 September 2014 07:00 PM
There's a time and a place for banning religious headgear, and this wasn't it
To stop Ebola killing thousands more, we need doctors who are willing to put their lives on the line
18 September 2014 06:55 PM
So far the plague has been fought almost single-handedly by one French aid agency
12 September 2014 03:05 PM
World View: The hilarious songs of the Great Departed help to clear the air
04 September 2014 06:27 PM
World View: Surrogate parenting involves the commodification of the surrogate mother and the child she bears
20 August 2014 07:01 PM
What Gandhi was to the British Empire, Dr Shiva is to Monsanto
15 August 2014 08:06 PM
He’s a cult novelist whose austere, enigmatic writings sell by the million and have made him a global superstar
14 August 2014 07:54 PM
As well as being a world-class troublemaker, she has briefed the UN Security Council more times than all her predecessors combined
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more